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Joseph Bloomfield Leake
Birth: Apr. 1, 1828
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1913
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Deerfield, New Jersey, he was admitted to the bar in 1850 and opened a law practice in Davenport, Iowa. In 1862, he was elected as a State Senator but took leave from office to serve in the Union Army when appointed Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 20th Iowa Infantry. He led the 20th Iowa in the Battle of Prairie Grove, at Morganza, Vicksburg, and in the Mobile campaign. At Bayou Fordoche, he was taken prisoner and remained in confinement until released July, 1864. For meritorious services, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he resumed his seat as State Senator and was appointed United States district attorney, serving 1879 to 1884. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Cordelia M Scott Leake (1828 - 1858)*
  Mary Porter Hill Leake (1831 - 1918)*
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Oakdale Memorial Gardens
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 120
GPS (lat/lon): 41.54644, -90.54968
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dustin Oliver
Record added: Jun 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7597925
Joseph Bloomfield Leake
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Joseph Bloomfield Leake
Added by: Dustin Oliver
Joseph Bloomfield Leake
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- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 3, 2017
General Leake thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 1, 2016

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Apr. 1, 2015
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